Tip & How-To about Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Add Image to Folder Background in WinXP

In this tutorial , we will see how to add an image to the background of any folder.It looks like this





1) Create New Folder; right click on Desktop, then New folder... or just open a folder in which you wish to add the background image

2) Copy this code in notepad

[ExtShellFolderViews]{BE098140-A513-11D0-A3A4-00C04FD706EC}={BE098140-A513-11D0-A3A4-00C04FD706EC}[{BE098140-A513-11D0-A3A4-00C04FD706EC}]IconArea_Image=(image location eg: c:\background.jpg)

it will look like this.




3)Save the notepad file in folder for which you wish to add background imageas "desktop.ini"



4)After this select folder, right click on that folder, click propertiesand select Customize tab, then click onchange icon, here choose any icon, click apply and ok.
After this the background image will appear...

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How to change the wallpaper or desktop background?


Right click on a empty space on the desktop and click on Personalize. (See screenshot below)173d1230590219-desktop-background-change-right_click.jpg
2. Click on the Desktop Background link at the bottom of the window. (See screenshot below)
NOTE: The name in gray under Desktop Background is the current desktop background file name.174d1240114784t-desktop-background-change-personalize.jpg
3. Select a Picture LocationA) Click on the drop down arrow menu to select from the list of available picture folder locations, or click on the Browse button to navigate to the picture folder location. (See screenshot below step 7)
NOTE: To use another regional wallpaper, see the yellow TIP box at the top of the tutorial. To remove a folder from the Picture location, see How to Remove the Windows 7 Desktop Background Picture Location History.
B) Select the picture folder and click on Select Folder.
4. Select a Desktop BackgroundA) Right click on an available picture, or click (check) on the box in the upper left corner of the picture, to select it. (See screenshot below step 7)
NOTE: You can continue to right click on the images to see it previewed on your desktop until you decide which one you like best.
5. Select the Picture PositionA) Click on the drop down arrow menu, and click on the picture position you want for the desktop background. (See bottom of screenshot below step 7)
6. For a Desktop SlideShowA) For how, see: How to Create a Desktop Slideshow in Windows 7
7. Click on OK to apply the changes. (See screenshot below)175d1229784126t-desktop-background-change-desktop_background.jpg
8. Close the Personalize window when done. (See screenshot below step 2)

Apr 03, 2011 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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How to change wallpaper in Windows 7 The Windows 7 Starter edition does not include the Personalization features such as the change desktop background option. 1. Download the Oceanis Change Background Windows 7 ZIP link: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/47294-desktop-background-change-windows-7-starter.html Open the ZIP file and extract the Oceanis_Change_Background_W7.exe file, then run it to install it. NOTE: Restarting the computer will be required to finish installing this program. 2.When your computer restarts, you will see this as your desktop background. Click on the Oceanis Change Background Windows 7 shortcut to change your desktop background. (see screenshot below) 3. Browse to the images that you want to use and select one, or more to have a desktop slideshow. Select the Picture position for how you want the images displayed, and any desktop slideshow settings if you selected more than one image. (see screenshots below) NOTE: These options are just like the default ones in the other editions of Windows 7 here that are now being allowed by this program by Oceanis for the Windows 7 Starter edition. 4. When done, click on Save changes. (see screenshots above) Default Windows 7 Desktop Background 1. Right click on a empty space on the desktop and click on Personalize. (See screenshot below) 2. Click on the Desktop Background link at the bottom of the window. (See screenshot below) NOTE: The name in gray under Desktop Background is the current desktop background file name. 3. Select a Picture Location - A) Click on the drop down arrow menu to select from the list of available picture folder locations, or click on the Browse button to navigate to the picture folder location. (See screenshot below step 7) NOTE: To use another regional wallpaper, see the yellow TIP box at the top of the tutorial. B) Select the picture folder and click on Select Folder. 4. Select a Desktop Background - A) Right click on an available picture, or click (check) on the box in the upper left corner of the picture, to select it. (See screenshot below step 7) NOTE: You can continue to right click on the images to see it previewed on your desktop until you decide which one you like best. 5. Select the Picture Position - A) Click on the drop down arrow menu, and click on the picture position you want for the desktop background. (See bottom of screenshot below step 7) 6. For a Desktop SlideShow - A) For how, see: How to Create a Desktop Slideshow in Windows 7 link: http://tinyurl.com/yaqll2x 7. Click on OK to apply the changes. (See screenshot below) 8. Close the Personalize window when done. (See screenshot below step 2)

Feb 02, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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i want to change my desktop background.


click start control panel,display,desktop you can select a different desktop from the drop down list also settings you can change the settings for more or less pixels or from the drop down list pick the appropriate level of color range or troubleshoot also select advanced then general
dpi normal size,larger size or custom settings
hope this helps

Jan 30, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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How can i change the desktop wallpaper on a aspire one netbook ?


Open up any of your picture folder. Right-click on the picture thumbnail or picture icon that you want to make your desktop background and select "set as desktop background". I hope this will work for you.

Dec 25, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Flip share video


Hello,
Please follow the instructions below:

1. First create a new folder on your desktop.
2. Right click (Control click) to Attach Folder Action.
3. You'll get the Folder Actions Scripts.Go down to the Image-Rotate (left or right) and attach.
4. Then just drop the images in that folder. That is all.

Apr 26, 2010 | Cameras

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